Aug 12, 2013 10:00am PDT
all you have to say about the topic. >> that's it for us. america live with martha begins right now. >> fox news alert. just months in president obama's second term and guess what, attention is turning to iowa, to the 2016 presidential field if you can believe it. we have several political hitters who made moves as possible presidential candidate. welcome to america live i am markka mccowen in for megyn kelliy. >> hillary clinton is giving a speech later today as she gets a lot of early attention as the democratic front runner in 2016, vice-president boyd boyd making waves out there. he accepted an invite to speak in iowa next month. texas senator ted cruz and rick sanatorium and danald trump hit up the iowa state fair this weekend. boy, oh, boy, joining us is mr. chris stalwart. what dow make of all of this. >> you make it sound like it is my fault. i didn't do. this i am not making them run for office. this is the world we live in today. you want to run for the highest office in the land, it never ends and never stops and the permanent campaign is an understatement and if you want
Aug 14, 2013 10:00am PDT
its investigation into this tragic plane crash. martha? >> jonathan, thank you. >>> another fox news alert right now to a federal courtroom in our nation's capital where jess jessie jackson, jr. was just sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison. jackson will be receiving congressional disability pay despite his resignation. he's asked that his wife, sandra, be given probation and both of them apparently choked back tears as they addressed the judge this morning. the pair were apparently raking in a combined salary of some $300,000 at the time that they were spending the campaign cash and clearly mingling it for private expenses with political ones. that's the latest. 2 1/2 years for jesse jackson, jr. >>> a teenager at the center of a national manhunt apparently going public a mere 48 hours after her rescue. hannah anderson apparently taking to the internet to answer questions about what happened calling her captor a psycho and saying that he deserved what he got. the 40 year old who was a very close family friend before all of this started was shot dead by the police when they found him.
Aug 13, 2013 10:00am PDT
to this lawsuit. martha? >> trace, thank you. what a story. >>> so we've got a disturbing update on the continued assault on coptic christians in egypt. a 10-year-old little girl shot and killed in the street as she left bible study class. we'll tell you what is happening in that story. >>> plus, yet another sports fan dies in a fatal fall from the upper deck at a sports stadium. the circumstances surrounding this young man's death are anything but clear at this point. >>> and north carolina is now the battleground in the fight over voting rights. we'll break down all the details, look at how the supreme court has opened a door to what may be the central battle for 26 teams. [ bottle ] okay, listen up! i'm here to get the lady of the house back on her feet. [ all gasp ] oj, veggies you're cool. mayo? corn dogs? you are so outta here! aah! 'cause i'm re-workin' the menu, keeping her healthy and you on your toes. [ female announcer ] the complete balanced nutrition of great-tasting ensure. 24 vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, and 9 grams of protein. i see you, cupcake! uh-oh! [ bottle ] the numb
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
, perhaps the president will get relaxation on martha's vineyard for the break he's on. thank you for breaking it down. >> disturbing new testimony in the fort hood shooting marshal case. forepzic pathologist taking the sign talking about what they saw four years ago. the army major nidal hasan opened fire on his comraides. >> the prosecution case is winding down. ten or so witnesses left to testify. it is all about the autopsies. horrific, horrific information about what the victims went through. forepzic pathologist talking about how specialist frederick green, a 29-year-old from tennessee was shot 12 times on that day in november of 2009 and 1 doctor telling the court how another victim was shot after he had already died. following this portion of the court martial will move in hearing of hasan's former classmates and finally the police officers who shot the gunman and brought the attack to an end. the prosecution should rest monday or tuesday of next week. we move in closing arguments and the soonest a verdict could be reach is on wednesday that according to fort hood public a
Aug 16, 2013 10:00am PDT
surveillance of u.s. citizens. wendell goler is live in martha's vineyard where the president is on vacation. wendell. >> reporter: greg, so far, the white house is referring questions to the national security agency which says it sometimes makes mistakes but there are a small percentage of phone calls and e-mails the agency tracks. washington reporter broke the story based on 2012 internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden who was granted asylum in russia. not all the improper information collection is a mistake. >> they're accidental but a lot of people are being found to not be exercising due diligence, some knowingly violating standard operating procedures and in a few cases, serious violations of law. >> the audit also indicates the nsa decided not tell its oversight staff about some mista mistaken data collection and members of this congressional oversight committees get much less detail than was contained in the leaked audit. california i diane fin dianne fs they should do more and verify tha nsa's operations are appropriate. patrick leahe promised they will hold hearings in r
Aug 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
from martha's vineyard. eight-day vacation confronted with the major issues. the bottom line is defense secretary chuck hagel moments ago saying the u.s. may have very little influence and it is up to the egyptian people. though you have heard many lawmakers say that the u.s. does have influence and it is time to cut off u.s. aid to egypt. over a billion dollars in u.s. aid per year. josh earnest a few moments ago saying the president hasn't yet made up hs his mind. take a listen. i can tell you that that is something that we're evaluating on an ongoing basis. that the purpose of these reviews is to determine what impact it would have on our national security. is it going to get us closer to seeing the outcome in egypt we would like to see which is the prompt return to democratically elected civilian elected -- >> including senator lindsay graham who just came back with senator john mccain from the white house. so for him to say it is time to cut off aid, that is very important top listen to what he said. >> we will suspend our aid because we can't support the reaction of the military.
Aug 20, 2013 1:00pm EDT
military exercise known as bright star an announcement the president made in martha's vineyard last week and announced our aid and assistance with egypt was under review. >> how are the americans doing with this? a new pugh poll out today, 51% say cut off military aid, 26% say continue military aid, 23% do not know. on the second question what about the president's response towards the egyptian military. 50% say he has not been tough enough. 6% too tough, 12% saying just about right. gives you an idea when 50% of the public in this pugh poll says the president has not been tough enough. >> thank you, ed. >>> new evidence a dangerous environment for christians in egypt is getting worse. reports that coptic homes and businesses are physically marked with big black xs for future attacks. churches are being burned to the ground and rounded up nuns and paraded like prisoners of war. are we looking at an all out jihad on christians. don't miss it at 2:30. >>> we're also seeing a troubling study today suggesting it is more profitable in some cases to take taxpayer entitl entitlements than hold